I'm a Christian, a designer, and a gadget fan who lives in Cheltenham, UK.

This is my blog, a creative outlet to mess around and play with as well as a place that logs my thoughts and inspirations.

The Web Aesthetic

To put it anoth­er way, we’re embrac­ing “respon­sive” but neglect­ing the sec­ond part: “design.” We’re replac­ing fixed-width divs with flu­id ones. As we under­go a peri­od of reassess­ment, both of our prac­tice and of our tools, now is the right time to seek out an aes­thet­ic that is truer to the medium.

I, like many, love the notion behind respon­sive web design but one thing I’ve noticed is that more often than not sites start to look the same. With a lit­tle more, well maybe a lot more, con­sid­er­a­tion we can start to pro­duce designs that are appro­pri­ate to their medi­um (aka screen/bandwidth avail­able) rather than just shrink­ing or col­laps­ing sec­tions of a web page.